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Emma Lazarus

Born: Jul 22, 1849

Death: Nov 19, 1887

Birthplace: New York City

Profession: Writer

Nationality: United States

Emma Lazarus

Date of Birth : Jul 22, 1849
Date of Death : Nov 19, 1887
Birth Place : New York City

Emma Lazarus was an American poet born in New York City. She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear on a bronze plaque in the pedestal of the Statue of Liberty placed in 1903.


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